Thursday, October 25, 2012

CONNECT FOR CHANGE 2012 Scuplture, "The Power Of Tower"

..Wind Power Rocks! ,  here's my Wind Power Awareness Sculpture.." The Power of Tower".......For the Environmental Awareness Festival In Dtown New Bedford 10/ 26 - 28/ 12....Made of Recycled Metal, Wood, Plastic, and a little Paint.....come out to the Connect for Change 2012 event! Most is Free , but for a couple bucks Gets you into the Goods!...I'll Be painting live on this Structure All weekend so come down and say hi!......I have been Coming to this Event for Years and Have Created Large works for it before...My Artist Statment: ......


..........................Why Make an 18ft" Sculpture out of Recycled Metal, Wood, Plastic and some paint for an Sustainability  festival?...........Why not? ...The "Power of Tower" Sculpture....is a simple comment on the Importance of Wind energy, utilizing recycled materials as a medium and a little paint....Not to mention the generosity and Facilitation of this project by the Marion Institute, The New Bedford City Dump and some local Supporters..........

....So.......Did you know that buzzards bay has a regular wind pattern?!....Hmmmm.......Let's Make an Investment and lower our electricity bills New Bedford!!......the Local Fairhaven Wind Towers rock!...let's Follow the example!.. and Maybe even include Some Artists In the Mix?....

Connect for Change 2012

Artist: Zachary Meunier
zmeunier.blogspot.com


Day 2 connect for Change 2012 New Bedford, MA



Connect for Change crowd (Tower in upper left) (New Bedford Standard Times Newspaper)

The Tower at it's permanent Home at the New Bedford District Landfill



NOTE : ARTIST CHUCK HAUCK created the top piece for the tower pics and Info soon!

For the Amazing New Bedford Landfill...


18 x 8 x 8'....on location
Day one of prep for the "Power of Tower"......on location at the New Bedford  city Landfill (an Oasis).....Insert Turkey vultures flocking and Sculptural Inspiration.......

These recycled panels aren't gonna attach them selves...


Interior view of the Tower....Sorry Wasps...I own this structure now....

Being at a landfill creating a Large scale sculpture brings all the Garbage truck gawkers!.....

How do I  place the Panels just so....hmmm

great Day laying down the "Skin" of the Tower....

TURKEY VULTURE CENTRAL NB
VIP only.....

Had to Lay her down to get to the top

Turkey Vulture in NB

Oh my?!...Turkey Vulture flock in NB...yup!....my Audience for the Tower Prep.

Having fun with some Under paintings for the Wind Power Awareness tower




Piece from a few years ago getting press the  Maritime Mural was a blast!



Note: Artitst Chuck Hauck created the top mobile.

Article on event...note: the Hurricane Warning on the Left.....